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Experts have calculated that, by the end of 2020, consumers and businesses will have paid an extra €1.9bn this century to fund price supports for wind-generated electricity

In the 12 months to the end of October 2020, households and employers will contribute about €150 million to wind farms and other renewable generators (...)

The State adds the levy to all electricity bills to pay for price supports given to renewable energy generators, such as wind farms.

Regulators have cut the State’s green energy tax by 16 per cent, knocking almost €33 million off families’ and employers’ electricity bills for the ne(...)

The Government’s target is to meet 70%  of electricity demand from renewable sources – mainly wind – by 2030.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further developments should follow the news that Dublin Array has sought a foreshore licence allowing it to survey the area around a proposed €1.5 bil(...)

Photograph: iStock

Dublin-listed energy investor Greencoat Renewables is buying an Irish wind farm from UK fund, Glennmont Partners. Greencoat said on Wednesday that it(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Karl Sheppard challenges Jim Ervin of Linfield during the 2013 Setanta Cup. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

League of Ireland clubs are to be asked next month to consider delaying the start of 2020 season as a first step to the introduction of an all-is(...)

Some tech companies are already doing deals to fund renewable electricity generators. Photograph: iStock

Experts say the growing number of data centres in the Republic could require spending of more than €1 billion annually for the next eight years on new(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Daniel Carr celebrates scoring a goal with Lee Grace and Jack Byrne during their  FAI Cup first round match against Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium last Friday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As they face into testing away games at Derry City on Friday night and Waterford on Monday, Jack Byrne wants Shamrock Rovers to bring a winning mindse(...)

Petrol stations are losing millions of euro a year due to customers driving off without paying.

Renewable energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor is seeking to raise €10 million of investment for his latest venture, Supernode, which aims to develop te(...)

Online clothes retailer Asos plunged 23.19 per cent, wiping more than £500 million sterling off its value, after the company warned that profits would slump this year. Photograph: Reuters

Hopes that the European Central Bank could cut borrowing charges failed to lift markets as poor results, profit warnings and economic fears marred sto(...)

Energia Group’s Ian Thom: “We’re looking at a number of sites for offshore. I think most of it is going to be off the east coast.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Policy is catching up with what we have been doing as an organisation,” says Energia Group chief executive Ian Thom. He is talking about the €3 billi(...)

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